“We are facing perilous times when no one is safe.”
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Two teachers interviewed by Bulatlat shared joys, inspiration, and overcoming anxieties as they help the Lumad children with their education, which they were deprived of for so long.
“They asked, ‘Are you our new teacher?’ and the elders began to thank me. It was a touching moment.”
“We regard with disgust the continued attack against church workers and advocates, farmers and indigenous communities, and all other human rights defenders in Mindanao and the entire country.” – Rural Missionaries of the Philippines–NMR
By LYN V. RAMO Bulatlat.com MANILA — The church-based group Rural Missionaries of the Philippines in Northern Mindanao Sub-region (RMP-NMR), which recently decided to reopen literacy and numeracy schools in Agusan del Sur and Bukidnon provinces is appalled by the recent attack of a paramilitary group against a Higaonon community. The June 30 assault, an…
By JOAN GARCIA Bulatlat.com PAGUDPUD, Ilocos Norte — With the sound of Tibetan gongs and the chatter of family and friends, the reunion of Dom-an Macagne-Manegdeg and her in-laws served not only to commemorate the death of her husband Pepe, but more importantly, his life of service and love. It has been five years since…